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Elizabeth Sower (Alt / Ault)

Birthplace: Shrewsbury, York, Pennsylvania, United States
Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Johann Heinrich 'Henry' Ault and Anna Maria Ault
Wife of Michael Sower
Sister of Johann Heinrich 'Henry' Alt; Valentin Johann Ault; Johann Valentin Phillip Ault; Jacob Johan Ault; John Ault and 3 others
Half sister of Ludwig Alt; Christina Alt; Johann Heinrich Alt and Peter Ness

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About Elizabeth Sower

ID: I5946

  • Name: Elizabeth ALT
  • Given Name: Elizabeth
  • Surname: ALT
  • Sex: F
  • Birth: 10 Jan 1783 in , York, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Death: Bef 24 Aug 1816
  • Father: Johann Heinrich "Henry" ALT b: 31 Oct 1745 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Mother: Anna Maria WALTER (WALDER) b: 31 Aug 1747 in , York, Pennsylvania, United States



VALENTIN ALT HIS CHILDREN AND GRANDCHILDREN (1949) ) by Nellie Wallace Reeser – privately reprinted by Alden J. Ault (?-1983) in late 1970’s with additions; information also from CHARTERED RECORDS OF THE VALENTIN ALT FAMILY IN AMERICA (1963) by Nellie Wallace Reeser; ANCESTORS AND DESCENDANTS OF John Ault and Fidelia (Taylor) ALSO Frederick Ault and Elizabeth (Toothman) of Greene co., Indiana Compiled by Judith Elaine (McKee) Burns 1976-?

(41) Elizabeth Alt Sowers (J. Henry, Valentin) Elizabeth Alt was named by her father, Henry Alt, in his will [York co., Pa. Will Bk. N pg. 339-42]. On [York co. Orphans Court Records Vol. 1 pg. 14] December 16, 1817, she became the ward of Frederick William, as did her brother, Henry, and her sister, Christina. On Jun. 6, 1826 Elizabeth was sponsor at the baptism of her sister's infant daughter, Elizabeth Ness, at Christ Lutheran church, York [Vol. 3 pg. 342]. Elizabeth and her husband, Michael Sowers, signed the deed transferring Elizabeth's in interest in the land inherited from her father, to Michael Hartman, on September 10, 1827, the property lying in York and Shrewsbury townships, York county [York co., Pa. Deed Bk. J. L pg. 444].

Elizabeth's husband, Michael Sowers, served in 1835 [York co., Pa. Orphans Court Record Bk. S pg. 19], as administrator of the estate of Elizabeth's mother Christina Bopp, who after the death of Henry Alt had married Ludwig Bopp [York co. Pa. Orphans Court Record Bk. 3N pg. 65], of York township, York county, Pa.

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Elizabeth Sower's Timeline

January 10, 1783
Shrewsbury, York, Pennsylvania, United States
December 11, 1783
Friedensaal, Springfield Twp, Pennsylvania
December 11, 1783
Springfield Twp, York, Pennsylvania, United States
August 24, 1816
Age 33
Age 33
York Co., Pennsylvania
March 19, 1975
Age 33
April 29, 1975
Age 33
May 13, 1975
Age 33